The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 73 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 52 31 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.68% 1.95% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.44% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 55
Average salary £42,279 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.79% -39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Continuous Improvement
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1596 1270 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.35% 79.82% 76.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1011 1433
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Cheshire region.

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Cheshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -27 17 £42,279 +20.79% 1
Knutsford -2 7 £44,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 2 £45,000 - 2
Chester -4 1 £38,500 -23.00%
Wilmslow - 1 £30,000 -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 19 (27.14%) IBM
2 18 (25.71%) Java
2 18 (25.71%) MySQL
3 16 (22.86%) DB2
3 16 (22.86%) Quality Management
4 15 (21.43%) Finance
4 15 (21.43%) SQL
4 15 (21.43%) UNIX
4 15 (21.43%) Six Sigma
5 14 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 14 (20.00%) AIX
5 14 (20.00%) ITIL
5 14 (20.00%) C#
6 13 (18.57%) Process Management
7 11 (15.71%) Oracle
7 11 (15.71%) Linux
7 11 (15.71%) Korn
8 10 (14.29%) XML
8 10 (14.29%) XSD
8 10 (14.29%) XSLT
8 10 (14.29%) J2EE
9 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (11.43%) TDD
10 8 (11.43%) Spring
10 8 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (11.43%) Project Management
10 8 (11.43%) Tivoli
10 8 (11.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
10 8 (11.43%) SLA

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.86%) MS Project
3 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) LAN
1 2 (2.86%) PBX
1 2 (2.86%) VoIP
1 2 (2.86%) WAN
1 2 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) MPLS
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) MySQL
2 16 (22.86%) DB2
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.43%) IntelliJ
1 1 (1.43%) Subversion
1 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Local Government
3 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Developer
2 10 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Service Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.71%) Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Test Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Operations Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Programme Office Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) J2EE
1 10 (14.29%) XML
1 10 (14.29%) XSD
1 10 (14.29%) XSLT
2 8 (11.43%) Spring
3 7 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (10.00%) JPA
4 4 (5.71%) .NET
5 3 (4.29%) HTML
5 3 (4.29%) Web Services
5 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.86%) HTML5
6 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.86%) CSS
6 2 (2.86%) WCF
6 2 (2.86%) jQuery
6 2 (2.86%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.43%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 5 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (5.71%) PMI
3 2 (2.86%) Statistics
3 2 (2.86%) RMADS
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) CESG
4 1 (1.43%) Tandem
4 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) UNIX
2 14 (20.00%) AIX
3 11 (15.71%) Linux
4 5 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Quality Management
2 15 (21.43%) Six Sigma
3 14 (20.00%) ITIL
4 13 (18.57%) Process Management
5 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.43%) TDD
6 8 (11.43%) Project Management
7 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (8.57%) Service Management
8 6 (8.57%) ITSM
9 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
10 4 (5.71%) Performance Testing
10 4 (5.71%) Change Control
11 3 (4.29%) MVC
12 2 (2.86%) Business Continuity
12 2 (2.86%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) Java
2 15 (21.43%) SQL
3 14 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 14 (20.00%) C#
4 11 (15.71%) Korn
5 3 (4.29%) AWK
5 3 (4.29%) sed
6 1 (1.43%) C
6 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.43%) C++
6 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) CSQA
2 4 (5.71%) MBA
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.71%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) CISM
4 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.86%) MCP
4 2 (2.86%) MCSE
4 2 (2.86%) CCNA
4 2 (2.86%) CISSP
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) SLA
2 4 (5.71%) QA
3 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Tivoli
1 8 (11.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) IBM
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.57%) JBoss
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco
6 2 (2.86%) VMware
7 1 (1.43%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.43%) SAP
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